Crunchy Chocolate Sauce
In Waukesha, Wisconsin, Dolores Kastello dresses up ice cream with an easy three-ingredient topping that's full of nuts. "As this rich chocolate sauce cools over the ice cream, it forms a hard shell that kids (and adults) love," she notes.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
Makesabout 1-1/2 cups
- 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
- 1/2 cup butter, cubed
- 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- Ice cream
- In a skillet, saute nuts in butter until golden brown. Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips until melted. Serve warm over ice cream (sauce will harden). Store leftover sauce in the refrigerator. This sauce can be reheated in the microwave.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 180 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Crunchy Chocolate Sauce in Quick Cooking May/June 1999
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